Hiking is no joke, and we shouldn’t make it one.

Hiking seems to be gaining popularity as more and more people begin to experience the physical and mental health benefits it offers. In fact one could argue that it has become trendy to create social media posts about hiking (the irony is not lost on me) and make the claim on your dating profile that…

The STX-Men: Becoming Superheroes with Vancouver Mysteries

It all started with a mysterious message from “Agent X”: “Our scientists need your whole family to stop the Muck Monster! She’s learned to harness the power of mother nature and only your superhero family can stop her.” Well, actually, it all started with a search to salvage Halloween, during this fun stealing pandemic and an…

“Obeast Mode”

I have always struggled with my weight and body image. As a child I was big. My family jokes that as my mother was giving birth to me the doctor looked up and said “With shoulders this big you better hope it’s a boy.” It was very easy for me to put on weight and…

Kanaka Cliff Falls

About an hour outside of Vancouver, in Maple Ridge, lies Kanaka Cliff Falls. This area is wonderful if you are looking for a serene place to have a picnic, or looking for a short and easy family hike. The picnic area and the falls themselves are quite accessible and it would be no problem to…

Dear Dads,

Today is Fathers Day, and if you look at fathers day cards, it is a day dedicated to us, beer guzzling, lazy couch potatoes that do nothing but work on our cars, carelessly make house repairs, disappear for hours to play golf, and neglectfully “babysit” our children while their mom goes grocery shopping. These are…